Mometavet Rx

Mometavet Rx

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What is Mometavet Otic Suspension for Dogs and Cats?

  • Mometavet is a prescription ear medication for dogs or cats that treats otitis externa, outer ear infection, caused by yeast and bacteria.
  • Mometavet contains gentamicin, mometasone, and clotrimazole - an antibiotoc, an anti-inflammatory steroid, and an antifungal.
  • Mometavet works by killing infection causing bacteria and yeast in the ear and reducing the swelling and redness often associated with ear infections.
  • Mometavet may also be used to treat superficial skin infections.

Why is Mometavet used for cats and dogs?

  • If your dog or cat has been diagnosed with otitis externa or an ear infection, your veterinarian may prescribe a suspension such as Mometavet.
  • Mometavet kills the yeast and bacteria causing the infection and has a steroid to treat swelling and redness.

What else should I know about Mometavet?

  • Mometavet should be used with caution in toy breeds. Always follow your veterinarian's recommendations.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Mometavet?

  • Do not allow the suspension to get into your pet's eyes.
  • Do not use in dogs with damaged ear drums.
  • Your pet may experience some redness or discomfort at the application site.
  • Contact your veterinarian immediately if you notice the infection is not healing or is getting worse.
  • Contact your veterinarian immediately if you notice loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, sudden hearing loss, increasingly worse ear pain, head tilt, walking in circles, mouth sores, increased thirst, frequent urination, or worsening skin and hair issues at the application site.

How do you use Mometavet?

  • Shake well before use.
  • Prevent your dog or cat and other animals from licking or grooming the treated ears for at least 20 to 30 minutes after application.
  • Wear gloves or wash your hands immediately after handling the medication.

What is in Mometavet?

  • Mometavet combines three drugs.
  • It contains the antibiotic gentamicin, the antifungal clotrimazole, and the steroid mometasone furoate.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Mometavet is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Mometavet?

  • Mometavet contains an antibiotic and an antifungal. Resistance is a major concern when using antibiotics and antifungals. To help avoid resistance, it is important for you to use this for as long as your veterinarian has prescribed, even if you dog or cat is looking and feeling better.

Who makes Mometavet?

  • Mometavet is made by the manufacturer Phoenix.